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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, October 25, 2021

A Case for Worker-Centric Platform Economy in India (Part 1)

Francis Kuriakose & Deepa Kylasam Iyer
October 25, 2021

In the latest issue of India in Transition, Francis Kuriakose (Bharathiar University) & Deepa Kylasam Iyer (University of Cambridge) discuss the structural problems that confront the digital platform workers in India.

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Hidden Backbones: Understanding India’s Migrant Workers

A Virtual Conference via Zoom
October 27-28, 2021, 9:30am-12:30pm EDT
The conference is open to the general public.

Graduate Student Workshop on Migration in India
A Virtual Event Hosted by CASI
October 29, 2021, 9:00am-1:00pm EDT

2021-22 CASI Virtual Seminar Series

October 28, 2021, 12:30pm EDT | 10:00pm IST via Zoom

"Gender Disparities in Utilization of Government Health Insurance in India"

CASI / South Asia Center Seminar with Radhika Jain (2019-2022 Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University)

November 4, 2021, 12 noon EDT | 9:30pm IST via Zoom

"In-Group Bias in the Indian Judiciary: Evidence from 5 Million Criminal Cases"

CASI / South Asia Center Seminar with Paul Novosad (Associate Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College)

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Event Videos:

October 21, 2021: CASI Book Talk "Governing Locally: Institutions, Policies, and Implementation in Indian Cities" with Suraj Jacob (Azim Primji University) & Babu Jacob (Former Member, Indian Administrative Service) FULL VIDEO

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